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Apply to Become a Student Ambassador



We are now accepting Student Ambassador applications!

Application & Reference deadlines have been extended.  
See below for application and details.

 


WHAT IS A STUDENT AMBASSADOR?

Student Ambassador is the primary student contact between the public and SUNY New Paltz in the area of Undergraduate Admission. A Student Ambassador is charged with serving as a host to visiting prospective students and their families as well as providing guidance and information over the phone and through e-mail.

 

WHAT ARE THE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES?

  • Host prospective students and their families on weekly walking tours of campus.
  • Host campus visits on select weekends throughout the academic year.
  • Work Open House in the Fall and two Accepted Student Open Houses in the Spring.

 

WHO CAN APPLY?

Anyone interested in becoming a Student Ambassador must meet the following criteria:

  • Full-time undergraduate student
  • On campus resident
  • 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Clean judicial record
  • Completed one academic year at New Paltz by the start of their employment

  

WHAT KIND OF PERSON MAKES A GOOD STUDENT AMBASSADOR?

  • Someone who genuinely loves to be part of the SUNY New Paltz community.
  • Someone who enjoys sharing their experiences with others.
  • Someone who is articulate, has good oral and written communication skills, and understands the meaning and importance of professionalism and outstanding customer service.
  • Someone with a flexible daily schedule that would allow them to fully commit to the expectations of the job.

 

WHAT ELSE IS EXPECTED OF A STUDENT AMBASSADOR?

Each Student Ambassador is expected to carry out all tasks assigned to them in an exemplary manner.  Ambassadors are called upont to assist with the hiring and training of new Ambassadors and C.R.E.W. members asd well as assist in with the organization of large scale events.  In many instacnes, Ambassadors participate in events and tours outside of the Office of Undergraduate Admission. 

 

HOW DO I APPLY?

Fall 2020 Student Ambassador applications are now being accepted.  All students interested in becoming an Ambassador must complete the Student Ambassador application and submit a reference form.  Please see below for application and details.

Application Deadline Extended: Sunday, February 23
Reference Deadline Extended: Wednesday, March 4
Group Interviews: February 27 - March 13
Individual Interviews: March 23 - March 31

All hired students must take part in shadowing & partner tours along with a preliminary training.  Training is set to be held Sunday, April 19th.  Time TBD.

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DON'T WANT TO WAIT TO BE AN AMBASSADOR?

Join C.R.E.W.! As a member of our C.R.E.W. team, you will assist the Office of Undergraduate Admission by sharing your experiences at New Paltz with high school and community college students and their families who are trying to figure out if New Paltz is the school for them!

 

QUESTIONS? PLEASE CONTACT:

Kimberly Gallagher
Associate Director of Freshman Admission
Coordinator of Campus Visits
gallaghk@newpaltz.edu
(845)257-3201

 

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